About Me


Advocating with Passion

I  devote my energy to passionately advocating for the children and adults who are disabled. I bring a passionate and articulate voice to all of my speaking engagements. 


My Mission

Locally and nationally Melanie is a vocal advocate for those seeking change in the child serving systems and for adults. She travels across the country to help children and families with her story of hope.


Offering Workshops and Speeches

I will bring new life and connection to your next event. Contact me, and we can design a workshop or presentation that fits the needs that you have today. 

Staff Training

Professional development


Parent workshops 

High School and College Classes